Marni Willenson Advocates for Safety of Jail Personnel

Former Fellow Marni Willenson (’96) wrote a letter on behalf of her own and two other law firms to county officials in Chicago to address safety claims impacting “thousands of women and men working at the Cook County Jail as correctional officers, nurses, paramedics, and in other critical health care and sworn officer positions.” The Chicago Tribune quoted Marni and reported the efforts to ensure access to protective gear and enforcement of disease-containment protocols for both detainees and attendants (“Cook County Jail Staffers Raise Complaints About Conditions as Sheriff’s Office Assures Steps Taken To Stem COVID-19,” April 4)